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The steward was there along with the rest. "See," said Bearskin to him, "I have a
question to put. One killed a dragon and saved a princess, but another came and
swore falsely that he did it. Now, what should be done to such a one?" "Why this ...
"That is not so," said the steward, "for it was I who brought home the three heads
of the dragon in my own hand. And how can that be with the rest?" Then Bearskin
stepped to the wall, where hung the three heads of the dragon. He opened the ...
At this the steward grew as pale as death. Nevertheless he still spoke up as
boldly as ever. "Dragons have no tongues," said he. But Bearskin only laughed;
he untied his handkerchief before them all, and there were the three tongues. He
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LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Howard Pyle's original tale combining several classical tropes is interesting enough, if one can enter into the mindset that this world is magic and not everything has to actually make sense. But Oh ... Leggi recensione completa
LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - t1bclasslibrary - LibraryThing
This fairy tale written in 1887 by Howard Pyle combines a few elements of other tales, but puts them together with many new elements that create a classic tale with classic motifs. The protagonist is ... Leggi recensione completa